Joe Niewinski has been an outside cabinet salesman at Seigles for over 20 years. He handles kitchen cabinet design, specializing in new home construction. We sat down with him to get to know more about what makes him tick. Read on to find out more about his high rise work, his guilty pleasure, and even his secret recipes.
What is your favorite thing about working at Seigles? The allowance to work independently and the support of our office and warehouse staff to get the job done.
What is your favorite project you’ve worked on and why? Over the years, I have done about six or seven high-rise buildings in downtown Chicago with over 100 units in each building. The logistics and teamwork involved in completing these buildings is pretty amazing.
What is your favorite option in today’s kitchens? Custom wood hoods and islands.
Over your many years in the business, what’s the worst design trend you’ve encountered? Gallery plate rail molding on top of cabinets.
If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us? Barbecue and a Mai Tai (secret recipe).
What’s your guilty pleasure? Scratch off lottery tickets.
What is your favorite room in your house? Family room.
If you had a 25 hour day while everyone else has only 24, what would you do with your extra time? Practice my putting.
What is the top item on your bucket list? Visit Italy.
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